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In respect of the solar eclipse, which will take effect from 3 p.m. to about 6 p.m. local time, the Navajo Nation Council agreed Thursday to recess until it passes.

The Navajo Supreme Court, in a decision released on Thursday, has ordered the postponement of the November 4 tribal election for Navajo Nation president.

There was hope early this week that there would be a final decision by the time this issue of the Navajo Times went to press on all matters dealing with the upcoming election for Navajo Nation president.

Joe Shirley Jr.’s vice presidential running mate Dineh Benally is accused of failing to repay the Navajo Nation hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The Navajo Nation Supreme Court has dismissed the embattled Marine Corps vet’s appeal.

Because there isn’t any representation from 12 Navajo Chapters to begin acting on the slew of bills listed on its fall session agenda, the Navajo Nation Council voted Tuesday to recess until Thursday morning.

As the Navajo Supreme Court and the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors continued with plans to address the situation with Chris Deschene, his opponent, Navajo Nation presidential candidate Joe Shirley Jr., continued to campaign.

Embattled Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene’s hopes rest on Monday. He will find out, once and for all, if his name will stay on the ballot.

The stage has been set for a possible showdown between the courts and the tribe’s election board over who has the authority to decide whether or not Chris Deschene should be allowed to run for Navajo Nation president.

Latest action is in response to the Navajo Board of Election’s decision to keep Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene on the ballot despite the OHA’s order to replace him with the third-place winner of the September primaries.